“2012 was a year of explosive growth for our firm and with Varty we are starting 2013 on the right foot,” explained managing partner Alex Weingarten. “Varty is a superstar, pure and simple. She is smart, creative and has a passion for the law. After graduating with distinction from one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation, Varty trained at a premier international law firm. She is going to be a valuable addition to our team and an attorney our clients are going to be thrilled to have on their side.”
Before joining Weingarten Brown, Defterderian was an associate in the Century City office of O’Melveny & Myers, where among other cases she represented a footwear distributor in a copyright infringement, breach of contract and unfair competition action; a toning footwear designer in a nationwide class action involving false advertising and personal injury claims; and a media company in intellectual property litigation issues.
Defterderian earned her Juris Doctor from Boalt Hall, the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, where she was also awarded a Technology Program Certification. She served as Senior Articles Editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and Co-Programming Chair of the Boalt Hall Women’s Association. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Defterderian is fluent in Armenian and a member of the Armenian Bar Association.
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Weingarten Brown LLP is a Los Angeles-based law firm of business trial lawyers with sterling credentials, having graduated from top law schools and formerly practiced with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms. The firm’s practice emphasizes entertainment, intellectual property, antitrust, technology, corporate, finance, securities, insurance coverage, energy and real estate litigation. The firm represents clients in forums across the nation.